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2018

The US president was Donald John Trump (Republican). In that special week people in US were listening to God's Plan by Drake. Status Update, directed by Scott Speer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2018. The Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 2018.

2016

Cabin Fever directed by Travis Zariwny was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 2016.

2015

Fifty Shades of Grey directed by Sam Taylor-Johnson was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 2015.

2014

Beauty and the Beast directed by Christophe Gans was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 2014.

2012

Think Like a Man directed by Tim Story was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 2012.

2011

Just Go with It directed by Dennis Dugan was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 2011.

2010

Famous people born on this day include Jackson Packer. In that special week people in US were listening to TiK ToK by Ke$ha. My Name Is Khan, directed by Karan Johar, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010. Deeper Than The Dead by Tami Hoag was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 2010.

2008

The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In UK Now You're Gone by Basshunter featuring DJ Mental Theo's Bazzheadz was in the top 5 hits. Dream Boy, directed by James Bolton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008. Strong At The Broken Places by Richard M. Cohen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 2008.

2007

Cross by James Patterson was one of the best seller of 2007.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 2007.

2006

Final Destination 3 directed by James Wong was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 2006.

2004

Before Sunset directed by Richard Linklater was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 2004.

2003

Good Bye Lenin! directed by Wolfgang Becker was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 2003.

2002

Famous people born on this day include Joao Avila. In UK Gotta Get Thru This by Daniel Bedingfield was in the top 5 hits. Crossroads, directed by Tamra Davis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002. The Final Days by Barbara Olson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 2002.

2001

Enemy at the Gates directed by Jean-Jacques Annaud was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Paris Smith. In that special week people in US were listening to I Knew I Loved You by Savage Garden. 28 Days, directed by Betty Thomas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets by J. K. Rowling was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 2000.

1999

The Corruptor directed by James Foley was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include Alex Centa. In that special week people in US were listening to Together Again by Janet. Sphere, directed by Barry Levinson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. Cat & Mouse by James Patterson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Marina Joyce. In that special week people in US were listening to Un-Break My Heart by Toni Braxton. Vegas Vacation, directed by Stephen Kessler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. Living Faith by Jimmy Carter was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Rahart Adams. In UK Spaceman by Babylon Zoo was in the top 5 hits. Loch Ness, directed by John Henderson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. Contagion by Robin Cook was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Richard Wisker. In UK Think Twice by Celine Dion was in the top 5 hits. Billy Madison, directed by Tamra Davis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. Don't Stand Too Close to a Naked Man by Tim Allen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Harry Styles. In that special week people in US were listening to All For Love by Bryan Adams. My Girl 2, directed by Howard Zieff, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. Without Remorse by Tom Clancy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Loris Baz. In UK No Limit by 2 Unlimited was in the top 5 hits. Why Do They Call It Love When They Mean Sex?, directed by Manuel Gómez Pereira, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. Terminal by Robin Cook was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Kelli Goss. In that special week people in US were listening to Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me by George Michael. Wayne's World, directed by Penelope Spheeris, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. Under Fire by Oliver L. North with William Novak was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Jasmine Tookes. In UK Sadness Part 1 by Enigma was in the top 5 hits. Paprika, directed by Tinto Brass, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. Middle Passage by Charles Johnson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Laura Marling. In that special week people in US were listening to How Am I Supposed To Live Without You by Michael Bolton. Stanley & Iris, directed by Martin Ritt, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. From Beirut To Jerusalem by Thomas L. Friedman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Caleb Folbigg. In UK Something's Gotten Hold Of My Heart by Marc Almond featuring Gene Pitney was in the top 5 hits. The Fly II, directed by Chris Walas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. Blind Faith by Joe McGinniss was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Mark Healey. In UK I Should Be So Lucky by Kylie Minogue was in the top 5 hits. Amsterdamned, directed by Dick Maas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. Chronicle Of The 20Th Century by Clifton Daniel was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Ronda Rousey. In UK Reet Petite by Jackie Wilson was in the top 5 hits. Personal Services, directed by Terry Jones, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. His Way by Kitty Kelley was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Lauren Conrad. In UK West End Girls by Pet Shop Boys was in the top 5 hits. Nine 1/2 Weeks, directed by Adrian Lyne, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. What'S Bred In The Bone by Robertson Davies was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1986.

1985

Elvis Is Dead And I Don'T Feel So Good Myself by Lewis Grizzard was one of the best seller of 1985.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Lee Thompson Young. In that special week people in US were listening to Karma Chameleon by Culture Club. Unfaithfully Yours, directed by Howard Zieff, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. The Peter Pan Syndrome by Dan Kiley was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1984.

1983

Crossings by Danielle Steel was one of the best seller of 1983.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Adam Kokesh. In UK A Town Called Malice / Precious by The Jam was in the top 5 hits. Evil Under the Sun, directed by Guy Hamilton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982. Elvis by Albert Goldman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Luis Lama. In UK Imagine by John Lennon was in the top 5 hits. Eyes of a Stranger, directed by Ken Wiederhorn, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. Side Effects by Woody Allen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Yannick Bolloré. In UK Brass In Pocket by The Pretenders was in the top 5 hits. Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears, directed by Vladimir Menshov, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. Jailbird by Kurt Vonnegut was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Rachelle Lefevre. In that special week people in US were listening to Le Freak by Chic. Hardcore, directed by Paul Schrader, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. The Complete Book Of Running by James F. Fixx was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Domenick Davies. In that special week people in US were listening to Stayin' Alive by Bee Gees. Blue Collar, directed by Paul Schrader, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. The Honorable Schoolboy by John le Carré was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Anne-Claire Coudray. In UK When I Need You by Leo Sayer was in the top 5 hits. Jungle Holocaust, directed by Ruggero Deodato, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. Roots by Alex Haley was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Phil Ivey. In that special week people in US were listening to Love Rollercoaster by Ohio Players. Gable and Lombard, directed by Sidney J. Furie, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. Humboldt'S Gift by Saul Bellow was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Katerina Thanou. In UK Streets Of London by Ralph McTell was in the top 5 hits. Lepke, directed by Menahem Golan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975. The Woman He Loved by Ralph G. Martin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1975.

1974

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Lisa Marie Scott. In that special week people in US were listening to The Way We Were by Barbra Streisand. Herbie Rides Again, directed by Robert Stevenson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. The Best Of Life by David Scherman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1974.

1973

Famous people born on this day include Andrew Declercq. In that special week people in US were listening to Crocodile Rock by Elton John. The Train Robbers, directed by Burt Kennedy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. The Persian Boy by Mary Renault was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Tego Calderón. In UK Son Of My Father by Chicory Tip was in the top 5 hits. I Love You Rosa, directed by Moshé Mizrahi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. The Defense Never Rests by F. Lee Bailey was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Michael C Hall. In UK My Sweet Lord by George Harrison was in the top 5 hits. The Night Visitor, directed by Laslo Benedek, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. A White House Diary by Lady Bird Johnson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Malik Sealy. In UK Two Little Boys by Rolf Harris was in the top 5 hits. Zabriskie Point, directed by Michelangelo Antonioni, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. The Seven Minutes by Irving Wallace was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Brian Krause. In that special week people in US were listening to Crimson And Clover by Tommy James and the Shondells. Sweet Charity, directed by Bob Fosse, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. The Day Kennedy Was Shot by Jim Bishop was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Lisa Marie Presley. In UK The Mighty Quinn by Manfred Mann was in the top 5 hits. The Anniversary, directed by Roy Ward Baker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. Where Eagles Dare by Alistair MacLean was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Marie-Chantal Perron. In that special week people in US were listening to I'm A Believer by The Monkees. Hurry Sundown, directed by Otto Preminger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. The Captain by Jan de Hartog was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Laurent Garnier. In UK These Boots Are Made For Walkin' by Nancy Sinatra was in the top 5 hits. Black Tight Killers, directed by Yasuharu Hasebe, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. Yes I Can by Sammy Davis and Jane and Burt Boyar was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Princess Stephanie of Monaco. In that special week people in US were listening to You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin' by The Righteous Brothers. The Ravagers, directed by Eddie Romero, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. The Founding Father by Richard J. Whalen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Raphaëlle Bacqué. In that special week people in US were listening to I Want To Hold Your Hand by The Beatles. Destry, directed by George Marshall, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. Profiles In Courage by John F. Kennedy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Fausto Romitelli. In UK The Next Time / Bachelor Boy by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits. Du mouron pour les petits oiseaux, directed by Marcel Carné, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Manuel Amoros. In UK The Young Ones by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits. Moon Pilot, directed by James Neilson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. Daughter Of Silence by Morris L. West was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Volker Fried. In that special week people in US were listening to Will You Love Me Tomorrow? by The Shirelles. Hand in Hand, directed by Philip Leacock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Daniel Rialet. In UK Why by Anthony Newley was in the top 5 hits. Four Fast Guns, directed by William J. Hole Jr., was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. The Ugly American by William J. Lederer and Eugene Burdick was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1960.

1959

Twixt Twelve And Twenty by Pat Boone was one of the best seller of 1959.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Tony Leung Ka-Fai. In UK Great Balls Of Fire by Jerry Lee Lewis was in the top 5 hits. The Gift of Love, directed by Jean Negulesco, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. Below The Salt by Thomas B. Costain was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1958.

1957

Attack of the Crab Monsters directed by Roger Corman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1957.

1956

Los gavilanes directed by Vicente Oroná was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1956.

1955

A World Of Love by Elizabeth Bowen was one of the best seller of 1955.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1955.

1954

Famous people born on this day include Marijke Amado. In UK Oh Mein Papa by Eddie Calvert was in the top 5 hits. Ride Clear of Diablo, directed by Jesse Hibbs, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954. The Conquest Of Everest by Sir John Hunt was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1954.

1953

Famous people born on this day include Duane Chapman. In UK You Belong To Me by Jo Stafford was in the top 5 hits. I Confess, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953. Steamboat Gothic by Frances Parkinson Keyes was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1953.

1952

Mother And Queen by Marion Crawford was one of the best seller of 1952.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1952.

1951

Vengeance Valley directed by Richard Thorpe was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1951.

1950

Young Man with a Horn directed by Michael Curtiz was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1950.

1949

I Shot Jesse James directed by Samuel Fuller was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1949.

1948

Three Daring Daughters directed by Fred M. Wilcox was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1948.

1946

Behind Green Lights directed by Otto Brower was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1946.

1944

The Uninvited directed by Lewis Allen was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1944.

1943

Dead Men Walk directed by Sam Newfield was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1943.

1942

Captains of the Clouds directed by Michael Curtiz was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1942.

1941

Across the Sierras directed by D. Ross Lederman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1941.

1940

Vigil in the Night directed by George Stevens was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1940.

1939

Stagecoach directed by John Ford was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1939.

1938

Cattle Raiders directed by Sam Nelson was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1938.

1936

The Lawless Nineties directed by Joseph Kane was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1936.

1935

The Woman in Red directed by Robert Florey was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1935.

1933

Topaze directed by Harry d'Abbadie d'Arrast was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1933.

1932

The Monster Walks directed by Frank R. Strayer was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1932.

1929

Weary River directed by Frank Lloyd was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1929.

1927

Getting Gertie's Garter directed by E. Mason Hopper was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1927.

1918

The Unbeliever directed by Alan Crosland was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1918.

1916

His Picture in the Papers directed by John Emerson was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1916.